Assistant/Associate Professor, Human Nutrition, Tenure Track

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Assistant/Associate Professor

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Human Nutrition, Tenure Track



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The Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management, a growing Department with a thriving faculty, seeks to fill a newly-designated faculty position in Human Nutrition. The Department is one of five in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama. We offer an undergraduate degree in Food and Nutrition, a Coordinated Program in Dietetics, and a Didactic Program in Dietetics. Additionally, the Department offers a MS and PhD in Human Nutrition.
The University of Alabama is ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation with a focus on research, teaching, and service, and it is one of the most beautiful college campuses in America. The University is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars and is the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. The University and the Department are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive learning and work environment for our students, faculty and staff.
Responsibilities: Teaching, research, and service to articulate the mission of the University including:
•Teach courses as needed at the undergraduate, MS, and PhD level.
•Establish an active, focused research program in the area of human nutrition.
•Produce a record of scholarly activity in human nutrition.
•Recruit, mentor, and advise students.
•Participate on thesis and dissertation committees.
•Obtain external funding to support a nationally competitive research program.
•Serve on Department, College, and University committees.

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Qualifications: Applicants should have a strong background in human nutrition with the ability to establish and sustain a research agenda in the area of nutrition, preferably in the areas of pediatric, maternal/child/adolescent, or community.
•PhD or DrPH required.
•Registered Dietitian required.
•Must have completed at least 18 hours of graduate level nutrition courses.
•Evidence of the ability to teach at the collegiate level.
•Evidence of the potential to establish a related research program

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We will being reviewing applicants starting January 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

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The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.
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•Complete application on-line at
•Applications must include the following: cover letter (including a diversity statement to further The University of Alabama’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion), curriculum vitae, research statement incorporating a clear research trajectory, teaching philosophy (1 page), transcript of graduate coursework (attached as Other Document 1), and three professional references including their qualifications and relationship to the applicant (attached as Other Document 2).
•For further information contact: Dr. Kristi Crowe-White [email protected]


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Posted: 11/7/2020
Application Due: 4/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time